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Nizhny Novgorod State University

Check whether Nizhny Novgorod State University is right for you as an international student.

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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Studying abroad at Nizhny Novgorod State University

Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) is one of Russia’s leading classical universities. Located in the industrial hub of Nizhni Novgorod, the University has a longstanding reputation for academic and research excellence.

UNN prides itself on delivering an array of high-quality, research-based programs. You’ll choose from a variety of English and Russian-taught courses, including those in science, business, law, and engineering.

The facilities offered at UNN are second to none. Not only will you have access to state-of-the-art labs, classrooms, and libraries, but you’ll also find the powerful Lobachevsky supercomputer on campus.

Student life at UNN is exciting and sociable. The University hosts loads of festivals, celebrations, and sports tournaments throughout the year. You could also join one of the many student-run clubs or athletic teams.

Why study at UNN?

  • National leader

    UNN is ranked amongst the top 20 institutions in the nation

  • Top-rated university

    UNN was given a QS 5-star rating in the areas of teaching, innovation, facilities, and employability

  • Internship opportunities

    UNN students undertake internships with leading businesses and companies in their field of study

  • Student-staff ratio

    The University’s 7:1 student-staff ratio ensures you get the customized support you need

Life as an international student

With the International Students Department supporting you from application through to graduation, it’s not difficult to see why pupils from 97 countries have already chosen UNN as their second home.

As an international student, you’ll be given a room in one of the University’s residence halls. The rooms are fully equipped with furniture, wifi, and everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay.

Taking advantage of the extracurricular opportunities offered on campus is a great way to make new friends and settle into your surroundings. The Student Council of International Students runs several fun events and activities across the year.

You’ll also be encouraged to join the International Students Club of Nizhni Novgorod. Here, you can meet fellow international students and exchange cultural experiences.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition from US$3,800 - $4,000 per year
  • Graduate tuition from US$4,000 - $5,400 per year


Nizhny Novgorod State University

Ashkhabadskaya Ulitsa, 4, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia, 603105

Nizhny Novgorod is often called the third Russian capital after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. The city is situated in the central part of the country and has strategic geographical position for sustainable economic and cultural growth.

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